The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Ghostlight Marion Zimmer Bradley (Tor 0-312-85881-7, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $22.95, 304pp, hc, cover by Mark Hess) [Light] Contemporary dark fantasy novel. An orphan seeking her past finds occultists and a ghost in her family tree.

Lady of the Trillium Marion Zimmer Bradley (Bantam Spectra 0-553-09299-5, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $22.95, 291pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) [Trillium] Fantasy novel, third sequel to Black Trillium, the collaboration by Andre Norton, Julian May, and Bradley. (The first sequel was by May, the second by Norton.) Copyrighted by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Elisabeth Waters.

Lady of the Trillium Marion Zimmer Bradley (SFBC #07155, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $7.98, 263pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) [Trillium] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) fantasy novel. Copyrighted by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Elisabeth Waters. Similar to the Bantam Spectra edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Winds of Darkover & The Planet Savers Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-630-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Martin Andrews) [Darkover] Omnibus of two SF novels set on Darkover, plus the short story “The Waterfall”.

Tiger Burning Bright Marion Zimmer Bradley, Andre Norton & Mercedes Lackey (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-14360-1, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $23.00, 504pp, hc, cover by Donato) Fantasy novel about three royal women who go underground to fight their city’s invader.

Sword and Sorceress XII ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-657-0, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 347pp, pb, cover by Monica) Original anthology of 22 fantasy stories, with an introduction by Bradley.

The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Vol. II ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley & Elisabeth Waters (Warner Aspect 0-446-60192-6, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 248pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) Anthology of 15 fantasy stories originally published in MZB’s Fantasy Magazine, with an introduction by Bradley. Authors include Janet Kagan, Mercedes Lackey, and Phyllis Ann Karr.

Egalia’s Daughters Gerd Brantenberg (Seal Press 0-931188-34-2, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $11.95, 270pp, tp, cover by Deborah Brown) Reissue (Journeyman Press UK 1985) dystopian feminist novel, originally published in Norway as Egalias Dotre. English translation by Louis MacKay. Eighth printing.

Albert, or the Book of Man Perry Brass (Belhue Press 0-9627123-5-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $11.95, 210pp, tp) Gay SF novel. The son of a same-sex couple on another planet is reborn in a U.S. taken over by rigid White Fundamentalists. Order from Belhue Publishing, 2501 Palisade Ave, Suite A, Riverdale Bronx NY 10463.

The Mystery Machine Herbie Brennan (Simon & Schuster/McElderry 0-689-50615-5, May ’95 [Jul ’95], $14.00, 91pp, hc, cover by Howard Lewis) Young-adult SF novel. Hubert discovers the lady next door is really an alien invader.

K-PAX Gene Brewer (St. Martin’s/A Wyatt Book 0-312-11840-6, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $19.95, 231pp, hc) [K-PAX] Associational novel. A hospital patient claims to be an alien from a Utopian world. He may be right. Most of the book is a description of a Utopian society from his viewpoint. A first novel.

The World of Darkness: The Silver Crown William Bridges (White Wolf 1-56504-882-2, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 249pp, pb, cover by Chris Moeller) [World of Darkness] Novelization based on the “World of Darkness” card game “RAGE”. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

Timeless Interlude at Wounded Knee Barry Brierley (Blue Bird 0-933025-34-3, Jun ’95 [Nov ’95], $14.95, 137pp, hc, cover by Barry Brierley) Time-travel illustrated Western novel. An artist travels back in time to the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Blue Bird Publishing, 2266 South Dobson, Suite #275, Mesa AZ 85202.

The Werewolf Chronicles Traci Briery (Zebra 0-8217-4842-4, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.50, 320pp, pb) Horror novel. A dancer in L.A. becomes a werewolf.

Steal the Dragon Patricia Briggs (Ace 0-441-00273-0, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $4.99, 275pp, pb, cover by Royo) Fantasy novel. A slave girl escapes and becomes a mercenary spy in a world where gods walk in human form.

Brightness Reef David Brin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-10034-3, Oct ’95 [Aug ’95], $22.95, 515pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [Uplift] SF novel, first in a new “Uplift” trilogy.

Brightness Reef David Brin (SFBC #10516, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $10.98, 517pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [Uplift] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF novel, first in a new “Uplift” trilogy. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Startide Rising David Brin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27418-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 460pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Uplift] Reissue (Bantam 1983) SF novel in Brin’s “Uplift” series. This is the revised 1993 edition. 18th printing.

Sundiver David Brin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26982-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Uplift] Reissue (Bantam 1980) SF novel in the “Uplift” series. 16th Printing.

The Uplift War David Brin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27971-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 638pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Uplift] Reissue (Phantasia 1987) SF novel. Ninth printing.

Wormwood Poppy Z. Brite (Dell 0-440-21798-9, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 225pp, pb) Reprint (Borderlands 1993 as Swamp Foetus) collection. This has the Dan Simmons introduction from the 1994 Borderlands trade edition.

Love in Vein ed. Poppy Z. Brite & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperPrism 0-06-105490-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 397pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) Reprint (HarperPrism 1994) original vampire anthology.

Wings Bill Brittain (HarperTrophy 0-06-440612-1, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $3.95, 135pp, tp, cover by Anton C. Kimball) Reprint (HarperCollins 1991) young-adult fantasy about a boy who sprouts wings.

The Witch and the Cathedral C. Dale Brittain (Baen 0-671-87661-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 343pp, pb, cover by Newell Convers & Cortney Skinner) [Wizard of Yurt] Humorous fantasy novel, fourth featuring the royal wizard of Yurt. Daimbert fights cathedral-haunting monsters and falls in love.

The Architecture of Babel: Discourses of Literature and Science Damien Broderick (Melbourne University Press 0-522-84614-9, 1994 [May ’95], A$19.95, 155pp, tp, cover by John Howley) Non-fiction, collection of critical essays on the relationship between literature and science. In the US, order from Paul & Company Publishers Consortium, PCS Data Processing Inc., 360 West 31st St., New York NY 10001; fax 212-971-7200.

Reading by Starlight: Postmodern Science Fiction Damien Broderick (Routledge 0-415-09789-4, 1995 [Jun ’95], $16.95, 197pp, tp, cover by Alan Craddock) Non-fiction, critical look at the development of modern SF as art. Simultaneous with the UK edition. A hardcover edition (-09788-6) was announced but not seen. Order from Routledge, 29 W 35th St., New York NY 10001.

A Brush with Magic William J. Brooke (HarperTrophy 0-06-440490-0, Jun ’95, $3.95, 137pp, tp, cover by Michael Koelsch) Reprint (HarperCollins 1993) young-adult fantasy novel about a Chinese boy with a magic paintbrush.

Teller of Tales William J. Brooke (HarperTrophy 0-06-440511-7, Sep ’95 [Dec ’95], $5.95, 170pp, tp, cover by Eric Beddows) Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) young-adult collection of six perversely retold fairy tales.

The Tangle Box Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38700-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $6.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Magic Kingdom] Reprint (Del Rey 1994) fantasy novel, fourth book in the “Magic Kingdom of Landover” series.

Witches’ Brew Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38701-5, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $22.00, 304pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Magic Kingdom] Fantasy novel, fifth book in the “Magic Kingdom of Landover” series.

Witches’ Brew Terry Brooks (SFBC #07482, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $10.98, 304pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Magic Kingdom] Reprint (Del Rey 1995) fantasy novel, fifth book in the “Magic Kingdom of Landover” series. Similar to the Del Rey edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Dark Things Joseph F. Brown (Royal Fireworks Press 0-88092-110-2, Aug ’95 [Oct ’95], $7.99, 189pp, tp, cover by Bucky Montgomery) [Dark Things] Young-adult horror novel. A 140-year-old boy with magic talents teams up with a computer expert, and accidentally releases a timeless horror. A hardcover edition (-111-0, $19.99) was announced but not seen. Order from Royal Fireworks Printing Co., First Avenue, Unionville, NY 10988; (914) 726-3824; add 3.00 shipping.

Master of Many Treasures Mary Brown (Baen 0-671-87693-7, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Unexpected Dragon] Fantasy novel, a sequel to Pigs Don’t Fly. Summer searches for the love of her life, a winged pig turned dragon.

Queen of the Cold-Blooded Tales Roberta Simpson Brown (August House 0-87483-408-2, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $9.95, 175pp, tp) Reprint (August House 1993) collection of 23 horrific tales. Second printing. Available from August House, PO Box 3223, Little Rock AR 72203. We apparently missed the 1993 hardcover edition (-332-9, $19.95) and the first printing of the paperback.

Mystara: Dark Night of Karameikos Timothy Brown (TSR 0-7869-0307-4, Oct ’95 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 316pp, tp, cover by Paul Jaquays) Fantasy novelization based on the game. Copyrighted by TSR.

Traveller: The New Era: The Death of Wisdom Paul Brunette (GDW Press 1-55878-181-1, Mar ’95, $5.95, 351pp, pb, cover by David Deitrick) [Traveller] SF novelization based on the role-playing game. First in a trilogy. Copyrighted by GDW.

Three Complete Novels John Brunner (Wings 0-517-12310-X, 1995 [May ’95], $12.99, 788pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) Omnibus of three SF novels: Children of the Thunder (Del Rey 1989), The Tides of Time (Del Rey 1984), and The Crucible of Time (Del Rey 1983). This is an instant remainder edition.

Five Hundred Years After Steven Brust (Tor 0-812-51522-6, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 553pp, pb, cover by Sam Rakeland) [Dragaeran] Reprint (Tor 1994) swashbuckling fantasy novel in the “Dragaeran” universe.

Someone Else’s Ghost Margaret Buffie (Scholastic 0-590-46922-3, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $14.95, 227pp, hc, cover by Philip Singer) Young-adult ghost novel. Jessica discovers it’s not her recently deceased brother who’s haunting her family, but the ghost of someone else. First American edition (Kids Can Press Canada 1992 as My Mother’s Ghost).

Cetaganda Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen 0-671-87701-1, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $21.00, 302pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Miles Vorkosigan] SF novel in the “Miles Vorkosigan” series. Miles goes on an official mission to the homeworld of his planet’s — and his secret identity’s — greatest enemies.

Mirror Dance Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen 0-671-87646-5, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Miles Vorkosigan] Reprint (Baen 1994) SF novel in the “Miles Vorkosigan” series. Miles’s clone brother returns for more swapped-identity adventures.

Test of Honor Lois McMaster Bujold (SFBC #06426, Jan ’95, $10.98, 470pp, hc, cover by A. C. Farley) [Miles Vorkosigan] Reissue (SFBC 1987) omnibus of Shards of Honor (Baen 1986) and The Warrior’s Apprentice (Baen 1986). This Guild America edition lacks a price and ISBN, and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Women at War ed. Lois McMaster Bujold & Roland J. Green (Tor 0-312-85792-6, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $23.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) Original anthology of 17 military SF stories by and about women. Each editor has a separate introduction. Martin H. Greenberg is named by both editors as a collaborator, but his name does not appear elsewhere.

While the Messiah Tarries Melvin Jules Bukiet (Harcourt Brace 0-15-100083-2, 1995 [Aug ’95], $20.00, 197pp, hc, cover by R. B. Kitaj) Collection of nine Jewish literary stories with fantasy elements.

The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov (Ardis 0-87501-067-9, Sep ’95 [Dec ’95], $35.00, 367pp, hc, cover by Marat Kim) Fantasy novel. A new, “uncensored,” translation of the classic Russian Faustian satire. Translated by Diana Burgin and Katherine Tiernan O’Connor, with annotations and afterword by Ellendea Proffer. The original appeared in Russian in 1967 and this is at least the third English translation (Harvill 1967, translated by Glenny; Grove 1967, translated by Ginsberg).

Finder Emma Bull (Tor 0-812-52296-6, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 317pp, pb, cover by Richard Bober) [Borderland] Reprint (Tor 1994) fantasy detective novel set in the “Borderlands” between human and faerie.

The Brazen Rule Steven Burgauer (Northwest Publishing 0-7610-0088-7, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $8.95, 271pp, tp, cover by D. Cude) [Matthews Chronicles] SF novel, sequel to Fornax. A general fights government corruption in 2342. Available from Northwest Publishing, 6906 South 300 West, Salt Lake City UT 84047.

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess (Norton 0-393-31283-6, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $10.00, 192pp, tp, cover by Robert Longo) Reprint (Heinemann 1962) SF novel, with the full UK text and introduction of the Norton 1987 edition.

An Angel for May Melvin Burgess (Simon & Schuster 0-671-89004-2, Jun ’95 [Jul ’95], $14.00, 154pp, hc, cover by Peter Catalanotto) Young-adult time travel story about a contemporary boy, a dog, a mysterious homeless woman, and a traumatized girl living at the time of WWII.

Take Me Under the Sea: The Dream Merchants of the Deep Thomas Burgess (Ocean Archives 0-9639840-0-4, 1995 [Apr ’95], $13.95, 259pp, tp) Non-fiction, history/criticism. A look at the lure of the underwater world for writers, artists, and early movie makers, of limited interest except for its extensive discussion of Jules Verne and his 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and other similar writings of the period. Includes eight unpaginated pages of illustrations. Available from The Ocean Archives, 1040 Commercial St. SE, Suite 299, Salem OR 97302-4112.

Spectrum II: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art ed. Cathy Burnett & Arnie Fenner (SFBC, Feb ’96 [Nov ’95], $19.98, 139pp, hc, cover by Rick Berry) Reprint (Underwood Books 1995) art book. This is the same as the trade edition, except it lacks a price on the jacket; there is no SFBC number.

Spectrum 2: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art ed. Cathy Burnett, Arnie Fenner & Jim Loehr (Underwood Books 1-887424-02-4, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $34.95, 139pp, hc, cover by Rick Berry) Art book. Second in a series of yearbooks of professional fantasy art, including full-color reproductions of over 200 pieces chosen by a jury, plus the Chesley Awards winners. A trade paperback edition (-01-6, $22.95) is also available. Available from Underwood Books, PO Box 1607, Grass Valley CA 95945.

Tarzan of the Apes/The Return of Tarzan Edgar Rice Burroughs (BOMC/QPB Creations, Jul ’95 [Aug ’95], $12.95, 784pp, tp) [Tarzan] Omnibus edition of the first two “Tarzan” novels (McClurg 1914, 1915). This is an exclusive edition of the Quality Paperback Book Club.

Tarzan: The Lost Adventure: Book 1 Edgar Rice Burroughs & Joe R. Lansdale (Dark Horse Comics, Feb ’95, $2.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Arthur Suydam) [Tarzan] Serial publication of a previously unpublished Tarzan story by Burroughs, expanded and adapted by Lansdale. The first of four parts. Includes illustrations by Thomas Yeates; also 19 pages of John Coleman Burroughs’s John Carter of Mars newspaper comic strips from the ’40s.

Cities of the Red Night William S. Burroughs (Holt/Owl 0-8050-3955-4, 1995 [Mar ’95], $11.00, 332pp, tp, cover by Raquel Jaramillo) [Cities of the Red Night] Reissue (Holt Rinehart & Winston 1981) strange SF novel.

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